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The Center Facilities

JCMU is situated on Lake Biwa, the largest freshwater lake in Japan, with sweeping views of the lake and distant mountains to the north, south, and west. 

The Center’s facilities include:

  • An academic building including faculty and administrative offices, classrooms, language laboratories, library, study areas, and a public restaurant
  • A residential building with furnished apartments (an inventory list is available in the Living in Japan section), as well as a computer room, lounge areas, exercise room, and laundry facilities (free washers and coin-operated dryers)
  • A lakefront garden
  • An outdoor tennis court
  • A roofed bicycle garage - bicycles are available for each student
  • Wheel chair ramps to both the academic and residential building

The student apartments are designed for double occupancy, with a private bedroom-study and a shared kitchen and bath.  One student apartment is specially designed to be fully accessible to wheelchair users.

The campus:



The Residential Building floor plan:



The apartments:


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